John signed a petition in Randolph county, NC Petition: The following (and others?) wished the county seat to remain "At the Crossroads"...
Jacob STEALY Edward GRAY Thos BENSON Jas. MOFFETT Thomas SHARP Isaac ODEL
John LINEBURY Pephere? BRYAN Amos COX
Dobson BURROW (Petter?) Archebel HOPPER
Michael BEECK Isaac SNOW Jas. BOTSFORD Jeffre BECK Ebenezer SNOW John ALLREAD son of John
Adam BROWER Conaway STONE William ALLREAD Jur.
Jacob WATSON Isaac ELDERS Solomon TROGDON
Jones BURROW John ELDERS John TROGDON Abraham LANE John STILES Robert WALKER
Wm. DAVIS Abner LOE Samuel WALKER of Wm.
Peter STOUT William BAILEY Wm. COOD
Wm. WILLIAMS Thomas HILL Tobias MOSER Henry GARNER William FAGAN Samuel Walker son of Sol.
Wm. COX Clement WOOD Ezekiel WELBURN John BARKER William THORNBERY Joseph McLAIN
Abraham McDANIEL Edward CLARK John WILBORN
David CHAPLAN William SWIGERT John JONES
Alexander CAMPBEL Phinehas HUNT Joh- HUTSON Evin LOLLAR Marmaduke VICKERY Jas. PUGH
Wm. Mc GOUNE John DENNIS Wm. HUSBANDS Balaam BURROW Enos BLEAIR John HUSBANDS
John CLAP R. McLAIN, Capt. James McCOLLUM John MILLAR Thos. SWIFT, Liut. John GRIMES
Isaac McDANIEL Cristen MORRICE John DAFREN John AVERY John CHANEY John CHAMBERS
The 1790 Census enumerator found John Clapp in NC Randolph county, North Carolina presumably with a wife and two daughters.
[two "females" may have actually been sons]
||NC Randolph deed abstracts 1779-1794 Vol I (Books 1-5)
5:80 November 20, 1792 State grant George Black 11 acres on Sandy Creek adj. Black and CLAPP, issued to George Black
||On September 8, 1798, his father's 1798 will said John lived on a tract of land containing "as is supposed 200 acres" [some of John Phillip's land was on Rock Creek]
||NC Randolph 1800 p308
John Clap 11110 11010 0
males, one under ten, one between 10 and 16, one 16 to 25, and head of hh between 26 and 44
females, one under 10 and one between 10 and 16, wife between 26 and 44
NC Randolph 1810 p10 and p11 (John Sr. is in the binding, under tape, faint)
John Jr 00010 200100 0
John Sr 00001 020010 0,
1810 census Randolph Co NC John Clapp Jr. one male and three females (where were his known sons?)
||1815 tax list Randolph Co NC 200 acres on Sandy Creek, two polls
1820 census Randolph Co NC missing,
||Tax list reflects 419 acres owned by John Clapp - some on Rocky Creek.
||John Clapp of sold ~200 acres on Sand Creek in Randolph county, NC on January 16, 1822 to Christian Kime for $1000. Deed
||The 1830 Census enumerator found the widow, Sally living next door to her sister, Catherine Brower in Randolph county, North Carolina.